- East Asian constitutional history in a global context
- History of political ideas
- Processes of cultural and intellectual exchange
Restructuring Legal Education in China (1898-1923)
Researcher, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt am Main
Researcher at the Autonomous University of Madrid as a member of the project East Asian Uses of the European Past: Tracing Braided Chronotypes
Course convenor for Chinese law at the University of Trier
Assistant professor at the Chair for Intellectual History at the Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context, University of Heidelberg
Research Assistant at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan
PhD in Sinology at the Universities of Heidelberg and Tohoku, Japan (co-tutelle). Title: China and the Globalisation of Constitutions: Constitutional Thought in the Qing Empire (1838–1911) (grade: summa cum laude)
Law clerkship in Darmstadt, Berlin, Zürich, Heidelberg, and Lisbon. Second State Examination of Law (bar exam).
Study of Law and East Asian Studies at the University of Heidelberg. First State Examination of Law.